Category Archives: Israel

The UN’s moral failure on Israeli apartheid

Apartheid - wrong for South Africans and wrong for Palestinians Lawrence Davidson views the UN’s moral failure, shown by its withdrawal of a report on Israeli apartheid, and examines the false utterances by the New York Times and the Trump administration on this issue. Read more [...]

One hundred years of the Balfour Declaration

Balfour, Britain and the Israeli flag Lawrence Davidson says UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s intention to celebrate the Balfour Declaration is based on an illusion that something awful is really something prideful, and distorts the entire historical episode that led to Israel’s creation. Read more [...]

Israel’s welcome now reserved only for Jews who back Netanyahu

Israel denies entry to human rights activists Jonathan Cook looks at how Israel is openly targeting human rights activists and Jews whose politics do not align with the far-right government of Netanyahu by refusing them entry to the country. Read more [...]

Trump has reminded Palestinians that it was always about one state

One state or two states in Palestine? Jonathan Cook says Trump’s claim that he is not fixated on a two-state solution means Israelis and Palestinians must define their objective: a fortress for their tribe, or a shared homeland with rights and dignity for all. Read more [...]

Israeli authorities brand Indian Jew genetically inferior

Jacob - Indian Jew described as genetically defective by Israeli Jews Marianne Azizi writes: Jacob is Read more [...]

American boy, 13, trapped in Israel asks Donald Trump to rescue him

Marianne Azizi writes: The walls Read more [...]

The deceitful words of Israel’s UK Ambassador Mark Regev 

Mark Regev – habitual liar Stuart Littlewood debunks the disinformation tactics of Israel’s professional propagandists, foremost of whom is Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev and the Israel Project with its so-called “Global Language Dictionary”. Read more [...]

Fury at Azaria verdict is Israel’s Trump moment

Murderer Elor Azaria treated as hero Jonathan Cook says the conviction of Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier who murdered an unarmed and wounded Palestinian, and the popular reaction to the conviction, speak volumes about the state of Israeli society. Read more [...]

Israel’s running from the law 

Netanyahu vs international law Lawrence Davidson examines what is behind Israel’s rejection of the UN Security Council resolution condemning the settlements on Palestinian territory and the consequences of this for international law, and views the inadequate responses to this rejection. Read more [...]

UN Security Council resolution on Israeli colonies: Next step, sanctions please

UN Security Council condemns Israeli colonies Stuart Littlewood argues for enforcement of the UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli colonies in the occupied Palestinian territory but fears a giant step backwards if Donald Trump turns out to be as crazed as Netanyahu. Read more [...]